An Extension led partnership of land-grant colleges and universities

Network Focus Areas

North Central Region Water Network partner mapNutrient and manure management

Sustainable water supply

Watershed management

Climate change & adaptation

Soil health

Land use and development practices

Youth water literacy and stewardship

Aquatic invasive species prevention and management

The Current Webinar Series

The Current webinar series is a speed networking event designed for professionals engaged in water-related extension, research and conservation activities. Connect with our network without taking too much time out of your crowded calendar.

January 18, 2017: Aquatic Invasive Species

Tim Cambell, aquatic invasive species outreach specialist for the University of Wisconsin-Extension, UW Sea Grant, and the Wisconsin DNR

Paul Skawinski and Erin McFarlane, University of Wisconsin-Extension:  Wisconsin’s Citizen Monitoring program for aquatic invasive species, and Clean Boats, Clean Waters

Jo Latimore, Michigan State University:  Michigan’s Citizen Monitoring program for aquatic invasive species

Eleanor Burkett, University of Minnesota Extension:  Minnesota’s NEW AIS Detector Program

View November’s webinar!
Land Use of Riparian Ecosystems in the Northern Great Plains: Resources for Extension and Adult Education

From Science to Success

We are the North Central Region Water Network – a 12-state collaboration between Extension water resource professionals and university, federal, state, NGO and industry partners. We are built upon decades of USDA-funded water programming in the Great Lakes and Heartland regions, and North and South Dakota. Our relationships are anchored by a core team of Extension state water representatives and Extension Directors throughout the region. Learn More

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